Amazing Photos: Royal Observatory’s 2012 Space Photographer of the Year Finalists

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Double Arch with a Perseid Meteor and the Milky Way by Thomas O'Brien

Credit: Thomas O'Brien
A meteor captured streaking across the sky above Arches National Park, Utah, during the annual Perseid meteor shower. The Perseids is one of the most…Read More »

prolific showers, often with around 80 meteors an hour during its peak. Nevertheless, meteors are hard to catch on camera. The photographer has used an artificial light source to illuminate and emphasise the dramatic rock formations.   Less «
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